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Dana Lalevee
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Haunted History of Nashville

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As a seven-year resident of Middle Tennessee I've been able to immerse myself in the local history. I also know that some of these locations have a reputation of being haunted. Take a glimpse inside some of the most historically significant locations in Nashville...that seem to have guests who never left. 
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    This large hill overlooking the Cumberland River was once home to a portion of Metro General Hospital. Even when it was still in use, nurses and other staff members experienced... more
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    This place of worship is the oldest standing church in Nashville, and was the final resting place of the first bishop of the Diocese of Nashville, Bishop Richard Plus Miles. Could... more
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    This sprawling green and hilly parcel of land is the final resting place to notable Tennessee politicians, business leaders, and Confederate soldiers. As peaceful as it may seem... more
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    Ominous and imposing, this fortress-looking building once held the hardest criminals in Tennessee. An injunction from a federal court closed its doors in 1992, but the spirits... more
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    Commissioned by 250 Nashville residents in 1908, this historic hotel has a fair share of guests that never got a chance to check out. There is allegedly the ghost of a baby that will... more
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    This grand home of Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham is the largest private residence museum in Tennessee, and is part of the campus of Belmont University. After a large... more
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    Built in 1826 by then-mayor of Nashville, Randal McGavock, Carnton Plantation was witness to the bloodiest five hours of the Civil War. That explosive clash 149 years ago has led... more
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    Known as the “Mother Church” of Country Music, the Ryman Auditorium has housed the Grand Ole Opry, thousands of performances, and may still be home to legends that will never die.... more
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    Once a railroad station, this grand gothic building now operates as a luxurious hotel in the heart of Nashville...but not without some otherworldly guests that never left. There... more
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    Built in 1845, the Tennessee State Capitol building houses the Tennessee General Assembly and the office of the Governor. It is also the supposed home to the spirit of a rather... more
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    This plantation home just west of Nashville was once the producer of thoroughbred horses. Now, it just produces chills from former inhabitants that just won’t leave. This... more
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    This famous home of President Andrew Jackson sits on 1050 acres just east of Nashville. His home is also famously haunted by those who used to work in the home and on the grounds.... more